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Programs seeking Coaches for Spring 2023: Nathan Hale, Mt Si, Eastside Catholic, Eastlake, Issaquah, Bellevue, Tahoma, West Seattle, Bishop Blanchet


Please send all job postings to admin@wslax.org


Girls Lacrosse Varsity and Junior Varsity Coaches

Nathan Hale High School – Ingraham High School

Date Needed: Jan – May 2023

Nathan Hale and Ingraham High Schools are running a combined high school program and looking for energetic, motivational coaches who are organized and can create a positive presence at lacrosse practice and games.

All Coaches – Desired Qualifications:

  • Passionate about youth development on and off the field
  • Desire to be part of a coaching collaboration (varsity and junior varsity coaches)

 

Varsity Coach – Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of WSLA rules and regulations
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of individual and team fundamentals of LAX
  • Ability to develop and train student-athletes
  • Personal skills that reflect positive relations with high school student-athletes, coaches, parents and the community
  • Ability to organize and prepare practice schedules
  • Ability to develop a solid discipline that emphasizes teamwork and good sportsmanship  
  • Availability for practice Monday-Friday after school
  • Club coaching and/or collegiate playing experience

 

JV Coach – Desired Qualifications

  • Some of the varsity coach qualifications

Qualifications: Required for All Coaches

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • WSLA Level 1 certification - training is available in January & paid for by the club
  • First Aid/CPR/AED trained and certified from either Red Cross or American Heart Association – training paid for by the club
  • Have successfully completed Concussion recognition and management with Return to Play Protocols training as required by Washington State Law
  • District required Criminal Justice Fingerprint and Background Clearance and SPS Adult Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training

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Mount Si Lacrosse Girls Varsity Assistant Coach

DESCRIPTION

MSLC seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach. This coach will support the head coach for the girls’ lacrosse program and will help create a vision for the program and executing a plan to successfully lead, develop, and nurture our student-athletes in a positive educational based athletic philosophy. 

Essential Functions:

  • Create a positive environment that promotes good sportsmanship
  • Plan and execute organized and structured practices
  • Maintain accurate records and other required paperwork (rosters, schedules, physicals, match results, records and individual and team accolades)
  • Provide effective supervision and evaluation of all players
  • Create a rapport with the greater community to generate interest in the program
  • Support the youth lacrosse community and willingness to partner with our boys’ program to build a broader network within the community
  • Recognize contributions of all and strive to impress upon the athletes and parents that their efforts are valued
  • Support Pre/Post-Season Training programs and camp options for Girls Lacrosse

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • Prior coaching or playing experience at various skill levels in competitive environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and develop essential lacrosse skills, display positive game conduct and develop players’ ability to work together as a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, other coaches and administration

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Application: Please send Resume to 


Eastside Catholic Head Girls Lacrosse Coach

 

Eastside Catholic High School, a WSLA Division I member of the Independent division, is accepting applications for a Girl's Varsity Head Lacrosse Coach reporting to the Athletic Director.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a positive coaching style and a strong vision for developing our growing program. We offer competitive pay, comparable to coaches with similar experience in our area.

Desired Professional Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a head lacrosse coach preferred
  • Mature, responsible and self-motivated individual with a positive coaching style
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Strong vision for developing our high school Varsity team
  • Ability to work effectively with Athletic Department and other support members and coaches

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all high school games and practices
  • Develop and implement consistent practice plans
  • Ensure all players learn all aspects of the game and have opportunities to develop these skills in practice and games
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship; compile and maintain accurate individual and team performance records; participate in the awards program(s) according to school procedure.
  • Communicate important information (team news, practice changes, game changes, etc.) in a timely manner to players and parents
  • Coordinate with the league to schedule games and tournaments for the high school Varsity team
  • Manage game-day operations
  • Facilitate planned camps or clinics
  • Attend WSLA meetings as required
  • Establish seasonal and long-range goals for the program
  • Model behavior that exemplifies our Core Covenants(True Competitor, Integrity, Accountability and Family)
  • Implement team activities to promote our Core Covenants
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with players, parents, and the Athletic Department on program development, scheduling, player recruitment, player discipline, and program policies
  • Hire and manage staff including varsity assistant coach and JV coach
  • Manage distribution, collection and inventory of uniform/equipment
  • Work with and support all fundraising efforts
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Athletic Director


Qualifications: Previous experience as a head lacrosse coach preferred. Stipend DOE.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to submit electronically a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of five professional references to:

Stacey Stoutt
sstoutt@eastsidecatholic.org

 

 


Eastlake High School Girls JV Head/Assistant Coach: 
 
Eastlake Lacrosse, located in Sammamish, WA, is seeking a girls JV Head and Assistant Coaches. Heading into our 5th season as a program. We started with one team four years ago and have grown to support full Varsity and JV teams, with a thriving youth program. Our Varsity program has risen to the top of the league in a short amount of time and finished 10th in the state last year! We believe in positive coaching. Our coaching family works together to support each other and all players in the program, regardless of team. Pay is negotiable depending on coaching and playing experience. Please don't hesitate to reach out with questions!  Contact Lena Hanson, Head Varsity Coach, at  .

 

Issaquah (ISD) Varsity Head Coach and Assistant Coach Positions available

High School Varsity Head Coach Opening 2023 Season

Description of the Head Coach Position

We are looking for an energetic and motivated leader to be the head coach of one of the top lacrosse programs in Washington state. The ideal candidate will be someone who is a positive role model to our young women as they pursue excellence in all areas of their lives while competing for state championships. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge of the game, a passion to teach it, and will lead by example. Prior college playing experience or prior coaching experience is strongly preferred. Ideally, the head coach will be able to recommend assistant coaches for the board’s approval and will work closely with the junior varsity coaches to further develop the program. The majority of the work for the head coach position will occur during the high school spring lacrosse season, which begins with practices in mid-February and concludes the end of May. No other in-person coaching is required throughout the year. Team practice and game schedules are usually Mondays through Fridays, outside typical business hours. Practice times are dependent on field availability, however, we will attempt to set a season schedule that works best for the head coach.

Compensation:

ISD Girls Lacrosse offers a competitive wage package that is variable based on Coaching Experience and agreed upon additional duties and responsibilities.

Job Description:

  • Serve as Head Coach for the Issaquah Girls Lacrosse Varsity team (ISD)

  • Oversee skills and development for the ISD program

  • Attend and represent the ISD program at coaches’ meetings conducted by the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse

    Association (WSLA). A substitute may attend meetings when a Coach is not available

  • Plan and supervise the development of skills, teamwork, and tactics for the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams

  • Manage and communicate practice and game scheduling

  • Work with JV and Assistant Coaches on practice plan coordination

  • Be responsible for choosing the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams based on basic skills, fitness, sportsmanship,

    commitment and teamwork

  • Plan and attend all practices during the season as defined in the Varsity Head Coach contract

  • Ensure all coaches comply with the policies and rules of WSLA

  • Support the ISD Girls Lacrosse Club Code of Conduct, Mission Statement, Values & Policies

  • Plan and oversee game day and practice logistics to ensure that equipment is available and properly managed

  • Meet with the ISD board three times during the year pre-season, mid-season, and post-season to make sure

    any concerns, issues, or problems are managed in a timely fashion

    Requirements:

  • Significant playingexperience, such as at the college level, or experience coaching girls/women’s lacrosse at the youth, high school or college level

  • Playing experience at the youth, high school or college level (preferred)

  • USA Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching certificate

  • Current USA Lacrosse Membership (Prior to Start of Season)

  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification (Prior to Start of Season)

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Concussion Awareness training (Prior to Start of Season)

  • US Safe Sport or Abuse Prevention Training (Prior to Start of Season)

  • 2023 USA Lacrosse Rules review (Prior to Start of Season)

  • USA Lacrosse Background Check (Prior to Start of Season)

Application Process:

Individuals who meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply by sending a resume to Chris East, ISD Girls Lacrosse Board Director of Coaching. Resumes will be reviewed and select applicants will be contacted for interviews with an appointed panel of ISD Girls Lacrosse Members which may include Board Members, Parents, Players and Coaches. Final selection will occur in the Fall of 2022. For questions or to apply, please contact Chris East (Mobile: 425.466.2501; Email: chris.isdgirlslax@gmail.com).

High School Assistant Coach Opening 2023 Season

Description of the Assistant Coach Position

We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual to fill the position of Assistant Coach of one of the top lacrosse programs in Washington state. The ideal candidate will be someone who is a positive role model to our young women. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge of the game, a passion to teach it, and will lead by example. Prior playing experience or prior coaching experience is preferred. The majority of the work for the assistant coach position will occur during the high school spring lacrosse season, which begins with practices in mid- February and concludes the end of May. No other in-person coaching is required throughout the year. Team practice schedules are usually weeknights outside typical business hours, with the number of practices varying from 3-5 per week depending U14 or High School.

Compensation:

ISD Girls Lacrosse offers a competitive wage package that is variable based on Coaching Experience and agreed upon additional duties and responsibilities.

Job Description:

  • Serve as an Assistant Coach for the ISD Girls Lacrosse Club; Varsity, Junior Varsity and or the U14 Team

  • Collaborate with the Head Coach in the development of skills, teamwork, and tactics.

  • Work with Head Coaches on practice and game coordination needs

  • Comply with the policies and rules of WSLA & USA Lacrosse

  • Ensure all players comply with league and game rules

  • Support the ISD Girls Lacrosse Club Board and Head Coaches on enforcement of the ISD Girls Lacrosse Club

    Code of Conduct, Mission Statement & Values

  • Communicate with Head Coach Any issues or concerns related to coaching or team management.

  • Support and cooperate with the ISD Girls Lacrosse Club Board on development of the ISD Girls Lacrosse Club

    Program

    Requirements:

  • Experience Coaching girls/women’s lacrosse at the youth, high school or college level (Preferred).

  • Playing experience at the youth, high school or college level (preferred).

  • USA Lacrosse Level 1 Coaching certificate.

  • Current USA Lacrosse Membership (Prior to Start of Season)

  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification (Prior to Start of Season)

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Concussion Awareness training (Prior to Start of Season)

  • US Safe Sport or Abuse Prevention Training (Prior to Start of Season)

  • 2023 USA Lacrosse Rules review (Prior to Start of Season)

  • USA Lacrosse Background Check (Prior to Start of Season)

    Application Process:

    Individuals who meet the above requirements are encouraged to apply by sending a resume to Chris East, ISD Girls Lacrosse Board Director of Coaching. Resumes will be reviewed and select applicants will be contacted for interviews with an appointed panel of ISD Girls Lacrosse Members which may include Board Members, Parents, Players and Coaches. Final selection will occur in the Fall of 2022. For questions or to apply, please contact Chris East (Mobile: 425.466.2501; Email: chris.isdgirlslax@gmail.com).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

About Issaquah (ISD) Girls Lacrosse Club:

Historically, one of the top programs in the state, Issaquah was the State Champion runner up in 2022, and we have won two state championship titles since 2014. We are located in a suburb of the greater Seattle area of Washington and are located in an area that traditionally has a strong pool of athletes who play in the program. We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, and the organization provides girls lacrosse practices and games for girls in 1st 12th Grade, during the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association (WSLA) spring season. In addition, ISD Girls Lacrosse may offer Summer, Fall and Winter clinics. Players living within the Issaquah School District boundary or going to an ISD school are eligible to play. For further information please visit: https://isdgirlslacrosseclub.sportngin.com/home

ISD Mission:

ISD Girls Lacrosse Club aspires to be an outstanding athletic organization that provides a high-quality experience to every athlete.

ISD Values:Where Each Player:Is coached using the principles of Positive Coaching & US Lacrosse LADM

  • Has fun at practices and games

  • Feels like an important part of the team regardless of performance

  • Feels safe and included

  • Learns “life lessons” that have value beyond the playing field

  • Learns the skills, tactics, strategies, and rules of the game and improves as player

  • Learns the importance of a "team firstattitude and selfless play

  • Learns competitive play while always displaying good sportsmanship, integrity and respect to

    players, coaches, parents, and officials


Bellevue Varsity Head Coach - link to posting


Girls Lacrosse Varsity Assistant Coach

 

Bishop Blanchet is a Catholic, college preparatory high school located near Greenlake, serving a co-ed population of approximately 900 students in grades 9-12.  Founded in 1954, Bishop Blanchet is a prominent Archdiocesan high school committed to serving a diverse student body with the most comprehensive Catholic high school experience in the greater Seattle area.  We inspire our students to transform the world around them through a life-long commitment to faith, scholarship, and service.

 

We are currently seeking a Girls Lacrosse Varsity Assistant Coach for the 2022-2023-spring season. Applicants with previous coaching experience at the HS level, CDL endorsements, possessing current First Aid/CPR/AED, and proof of vaccination are preferred. This position reports to the Varsity Girls Head Lacrosse Coach and to the Athletic Director.

 

Girls Lacrosse is a spring sport. The season runs from February 27- May15, 2023. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with all Bishop Blanchet HS and WSLA policies and procedures.
  • Supervision of student-athletes during all team activities
    • Practice and game times vary throughout the week. Coaches need to be available between the hours of 3-8pm (Monday-Saturday).
  • Effective communication with players, coaching colleagues, and parents
  • Promotion of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and fair play among team members.
  • Developing players within a unified V/JV system.
  • Teaching the rules of the game and technique to improve player development.

 

Compensation:  

Bishop Blanchet is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff that will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of our school community.  

 

Application Process:

All applicants are required to complete a Catholic School application. Please click here to apply. 

 

Please email , Athletic Director with any questions. 

 

Posted 7/5/2022 EM


West Seattle Lacrosse Club
Head Coach Position available

West Seattle Lacrosse is looking for a Head Coach. The person we are looking for has a passion
for the game of lacrosse. They should have played the game at the college level and are excited
to help our high school players grow as lacrosse players and young women.

West Seattle Lacrosse Club is an up and coming program with a solid player base, Strong
committed Board of directors and a passionate parent base. We also have a consistent Youth
feeder program aligned with the Club.

 

Responsibilities This person is responsible for coaching the team as well as oversight and
coordination of the entire program. This person will report to the Club President. Specific
responsibilities include:


1.Compliance with all West Seattle Lacrosse Club conduct standards, WSLA policies and
procedures
2. Supervision and instruction of student-athletes during team activities
3. Hiring and managing Assistant Coach(s)
4. Development of the long-term vision for the girls lacrosse program
5. Development of practice plans and conditioning routines.
6. Collaboration with youth level coaches
7. Strong communication with players, board members and families
8. Promotion of a healthy, competitive environment
9. Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student-athletes
10. Communication with players, board members and families

 

Requirements and Qualifications
1.  At least 21 years of age, Clean driving record and a valid Washington state driver's
license.
2. Be available for all practices and competitions during their coaching season with availability
on weekends as required.
3. Experience coaching girls/women's lacrosse at the club, high school or college level is
required
4. Organize and submit WHSBLA Pre-Season Check-list
5. Current US Lacrosse Membership
6. US Lacrosse's "Level 1 Coaching* Certificate
7. Possess or obtain prior to the start of the season current First Aid/CPR certification.
8. Knowledge about risk of head injury/concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
8. Pass a background check.

 

Compensation We offer a stipend paid at the end of season

Please submit your resume and inquiries to westseattlelax@amail.com


 

Tahoma Lacrosse Club

Tahoma High School Girls Lacrosse Club is seeking a girls' Varsity Head Varsity Coach for an experienced team. Will work closely with the JV team and develop practice and game plans. Strong leadership and communication skills necessary and a desire to grow the program. Fall practice and spring game season. Generous Coaching stipend offered to qualified candidates.

Our program is focused on team building, hard work, commitment, respect and sportsmanship. We strive to maintain a fun and competitive atmosphere with a group of young women who want to learn and compete at the highest level.

Qualifications:

  • Lacrosse coaching/playing experience.

  • Membership in USA Lacrosse and at least Level 1 certified.

  • Knowledge about the nature and risk of head injury/concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

  • Certification in First Aid/CPR.

  • Completion of Safe Sport Background check

    Coaching/Technical Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of the game of lacrosse and its rules.

  • Passion and enthusiasm for working with and developing high school student-athletes

    of all skill levels.

  • Focus on providing opportunities for player and team growth and development.

  • Collaboration with youth level coaches

  • Delegate specific duties, supervise implementation and, at season’s end, analyze staff effectiveness and evaluate all assistant coaches.

  • Creation of cohesive practice plans and conditioning routines.

  • Effective communication with players, board members and families

  • Promotion of a healthy, competitive environment

    For additional information, please contact our Girls Program Director - Jen Pretty via email: jenpretty7@gmail.com or (425) 877-9202